|Rag Radio 2011-02-18 / Austin Sculptor and Activist Barry George on Trip to Palestine - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Barry George is an Austin sculptor and social activist. In 1986 he began working with found objects and making yard sculptures. Now much of his work is interactive, requiring the viewer to manipulate the sculpture. Also in 1986 – as El Salvador and Nicaragua were experiencing upheaval – he started Bikes Not Bombs in Austin, a project that gathered bicycles and sent them to Nicaragua. Barry recently returned from a visit to Palestine where he was part of a Christian Peacemaker Team in the Heb...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Barry George; Palestine; Sculptors; Artists; Activists; Austin
|Sir John Stokes 1825 - 1902 Autobiography - Sir John Stokes|
Lt General Sir John Stokes had a full and interesting life in Victorian England. He participated in the War of the Axe in South Africa, served in the Crimean War, and was instrumental in the opening of the River Danube to navigation. Later, he was involved in the British acquisition of a 40% share of the Suez Canal and was the Vice President of Suez Canal Company. Privately published by Ken Stokes in Adelaide in 1994...
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